Mythology of Greece and Rome
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Examines the myths of ancient Greece and Rome as stories invented by ancient humans in an attempt to explain natural phenomena and human behavior. Explores the morality lessons incorporated in the myths. Includes stories of Ceres and Proserpina, Apollo and Daphne, Pegasus and Bellerophon.
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- The people of ancient Greece and Rome. Found much about the world and man powerful unknown force seem to cause the wild waves see. That wonderful guy. And the earth. The Greeks and Romans invented gods to explain these mysteries. They made up stories about their gods. Stories which explain human emotions. Taught moral lessons. We call these stories. According to the myth. Mt Olympus was the home of the gods. Jupiter was their king and his anger caused sundering like. In the watery depths of the ocean and wealth Neptune God of the sea. When that tune was displeased with mankind He made the sea rough and stormy. Series Well the goddess of the harvest it was she who made the SEALs rich with green. The trees. The with fruit. And the world. Bright with flowers. The change of seasons was explained by a myth about this goddess and her beloved daughter Proserpina. Deep within the earth far below the green fields of series and preserve and lived Pluto God and King of the underworld. Clothes I was a lonely ruling his dock kingdom without a queen. One day plus all rows from the underworld to search for a wife. And from the shadows he saw preserved. Down to his underground kingdom he took the frightened girl and there he placed or upon a throne to reign for ever as his queen. Helpless for a serpent agreement over the loss of. A stranger to dock us she feared this is a land of endless night a dwelling place of the spirits of the dead. Over the earth the heartbroken series wondered searching for a daughter she feared she would never see again. With each passing day the girl sorrow increased. Could do nothing. Bring back. All over the world but once Green far from fields with the and died. For in her sorrow. Series neglected the plant some. But while the trees of the earth. Pomegranate tree in the underworld lived and bore fruit. Proserpina did not know that who ever ate food in the underworld could never leave. Eight. Famine spread over the earth and the Gods of Olympus feared that series would let mankind perish unless her daughter was returned to us. So Mercury the messenger of the gods was sent to rescue the girls a. Loophole would not permit for serpent to leave his kingdom forever but he agreed to a compromise. Then she had a part of the public that she must spend part of each year as Queen of the land of the dead. So it is that every year for seven it is in the underworld there is a sample everything dies and it is winter. And spring time will not come back to the earth again until her daughter returns. To. LARRY. According to Greek and Roman myths the gods controlled not only nature but also man's behavior and emotions. Love one of the strongest emotions was caused by Venus the beautiful goddess of love and there are some Cupid The God of love. With his ball and magic arrows Cupid could make anyone fall in love even Apollo the God of the sun. Struck by Cupid's arrow Apollo was destined to fall in love with the first woman he saw a young girl named deathly. Cupid had another kind of hour or an arrow which caused hatred and fear and he decided to play a trick on Apollo and death. Struck by the arrow. Daphne became very frightened of Apollo. Cupid's arrow is were very powerful. While one caused Apollo to pursue deafening in love the other made Daphne run from him in fear. When Daphne saw Apollo coming closer she became so terrified she begged God to help. Sadly Apollo watched the girl transformed by the gods into a laurel tree. As a reminder of his first love. Apollo took a small branch of the tree and made a laurel wreath a reef to be worn always of the crown of Honor to the tree. He gave eternal life. And since that time laurel trees have been forever green. Many Greek and Roman Myth had a model to teach people how they should behave. One of these is the story of the letter A for a man who became explain Lee proud of ambitious. One day below a phone saw Pegasus the flying horse. No man had ever been able to attain Pegasus But the letter of fun was favored by the Gods and he became the first Man Wright Flyer. Or are. There lived at that time of my already monster more I know which cause much death and destruction in the lamp. With his winged horse led off on set out to slay the monster. With the help of his flying horse a lot of fun accomplished many a road. Great was his fame and he became very proud but one day he became too ambitious. He attempted to fly to Mount Olympus the home of the gods will mortal man was forbidden to go. When Jupiter the mightiest of the God saw below a phone approaching he became very angry and he caused I guess to throw his proud right. Although below our farms life was spared. It was lame by the lonely and despised by the gods. He never saw the flying horse again. There are many other men which tell a parolee good plan shoes and teach them are a lesson. Or explain nature's mysteries and human behavior. These men are part of our heritage of the people of ancient Greeks and Romans.
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